Choose one Suggested Topics and three principles of normative ethics from the list below, and complete the ethical matrix.
- Step 1: Identify the ethical dilemma based on one of the broad categories identified. An example (following here) might be to falsify your personal profile in a social networking site.
- Step 2: Identify the stakeholders involved. You, someone who reads your personal profile in a social network site, potential employers, etc.
- Step 3: Choose any three of the principles that might apply such as autonomy, publicity, and veracity.
- Step 4: identify how the dilemma affect each stakeholder based on the principles you identified. Put this statement in the matrix next to the stakeholder.
- Identity Theft
- Consumer Profiling
- Treating Consumer Data Responsibly
- Workplace Monitoring
- Advanced Surveillance Technology
Choose any three (only three) of the following list of twelve (12) principles of normative ethics:
- Autonomy: the duty to maximize the individual’s right to make his or her own decisions.
- Beneficence: the duty to do good both individually and for all.
- Confidentiality: the duty to respect privacy of information and action.
- Equality: the duty to view all people as moral equals.
- Finality: the duty to take action that may override the demands of law, religion, and social customs.
- Justice: the duty to treat all fairly, distributing the risks and benefits equally.
- Non-maleficence: the duty to cause no harm, both individually and for all.
- Understanding/Tolerance: the duty to understand and to accept other view points if reason dictates doing so is warranted.
- Publicity: the duty to take actions based on ethical standards that must be known and recognized by all who are involved.
- Respect for persons: the duty to honor others, their rights, and their responsibilities. Showing respect others implies that we do not treat them as a mere means to our end.
- Universality: the duty to take actions that hold for everyone, regardless of time, place, or people involved. This concept is similar to the Categorical Imperative.
- Veracity: the duty to tell the truth.
Indicate appropriate APA reference citations for all sources.
Include the following explanation below the matrix:
1) why I chose the dilemma;
2) why I chose the three principles; and
3) an analysis of the research used to identify the actions in the matrix.